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All work and no play? No way! In addition to events held by individual departments, 102 Tower employees get together for team-building activities throughout the year.

Gift basket opportunity drawing — December 12, 2019

This drawing raised more than $10,000 to benefit Utah Food BankThe estimated cost of making the baskets was more than $6,000. Eighteen university organizations and departments donated gift baskets to the fundraiser, including University Information Technology Information Technology Services, Enterprise Data Warehouse, and University Medical Billing.

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Halloween festivities — October 25, 2019

Once a year, 102 Tower work spaces morph into worlds that are alternately cheerful and chilling, but always creative. This year they included Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory, Alice in Wonderland, Stranger Things, Mario Party, and Mahaloween, among many others.

Winners

Best individual costume

Brandon Gouveia-Grant —
Ice King

Veronica Quinones —
Queen of Hearts

Hope Gibson –
Wednesday Addams


Best group costume

University Medical Billing — Alice in Wonderland


Best decorated area

UIT Voice Systems and Business Administration — Mario Party


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UIT/ITS Golf Tournament, Forest Dale Golf Course — September 12, 2019

Colleagues from UIT and ITS hit the green for nine holes of golf, plus dinner, prizes, and bragging rights.

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Halloween festivities — October 26, 2018

Lions and tigers and … clowns? Oh, my!

Although this year's Halloween festivities didn't exactly mirror a scene from "The Wizard of Oz," Dorothy did make an appearance and plenty of witches and wizards roamed the halls of 102 Tower. 

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Winners were ...

Best individual costumes
  • Tina Irwin, Purple Witch
  • Samantha Lankford, Creepy Clown
  • Crystal Peterson, Mrs. Incredible
  • Gavin Rackman, Mrs. Potts
  • Abraham Sewell, Carnevil Strongman
Best group costume
  • Scooby Doo Gang, Sami Valdez, Nikolina Savic, Ashley Mills, Stayner Langeland, and Kaylee Davis
Best decorated areas
  • Titanic, EPIC Core, Hospital Financial Systems, and Provider Financial Services
  • 2nd Floor Creepy Carnevil, Julie's Team (UMB)
  • Ed's Team (UMB)

UIT/ITS Golf Tournament, Forest Dale Golf Course — September 20, 2018

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Paper plane contest to benefit Utah Food Bank - November 29, 2017

 This friendly annual competition is a fundraiser for the Utah Food Bank.

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Winners were ...

  • Longest Air Time – Jeremy Farnsworth
  • Most Creative – Han Le
  • Longest Distance – Vikrant Deshmukh
  • Bullseye Award – Jim Turnbull

Halloween festivities — October 27, 2017

Rudolph's prospector pal Yukon Cornelius, the "Clue" crew, and holdouts from Jurassic Park could only mean one thing – creativity was on the loose at the inaugural Halloween event at 102 Tower.

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Winners were ...

Best themes
  • Best floor – UMB, 2nd floor (Jurassic Park, Ghostbusters, Day of the Dead, etc.)
  • Best team effort – ITS Training Team (Clue), 3rd floor
  • Best costumes
  • Liz Peterson, 3rd floor, Hospital Financial Systems; Riley Barlow, 5th floor, ITIL Process Support; Todd Smith, 5th floor, UIT Account Executives
Best decorating
  • Best individual effort – Liz Peterson, 3rd floor Hospital Financial Systems
  • Best entry off elevator UIT Voice Systems and Project Management Office, 5th floor
  • Best interactive – EDW maze, 7th floor

UIT/ITS Golf Tournament, Forest Dale Golf Course — September 14, 2017

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Summer Fiesta, Gallivan Plaza — June 6, 2017

102 Tower employees took a break from the office for fun, games, music, and food.

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